|M & R: A Regimental History of the Sikh Light Infantry 1941-1947 - J D Hookway|
This book, first published in 1999, tells the early history of the Mazhbi and Ramdasia Sikh Regiment. It was raised as an infantry regiment in wartime in 1941, at a period of intense crisis and confusion. There were unusual difficulties to be faced on raising. There was no Training Centre, no pool of trained junior leaders, no established recruiting system. Army instructional manuals were of little use initially because only a handful of our intake of Mazhbi and Ramdasia Sikhs could read or writ...
Keywords: Sikh; Pioneer; Light; Infantry; Regiment; Army; India; Mazhbi; Ramdasia; History; Association; M&R